The State of the Consumerization of IT

Share  
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19
Previous Next

Click through for results from a survey on the consumerization of IT conducted by International Data Corp., on behalf of Unisys.

Everybody agrees that the consumerization of IT is happening; to what degree, nobody is quite sure.

Two new surveys of 2,660 information workers and 560 IT managers and executives, conducted by International Data Corp. on behalf of Unisys, find that while usage of personally owned devices is growing in the enterprise, these are still pretty much used to augment traditional usage of PCs. At the same time, the survey shows that social media is used primarily for marketing purposes.

Interestingly, workers give internal IT more credit for supporting these devices than IT managers, which suggests there is a lot of extracurricular support provided by IT staff.

But despite the proliferation of these devices, any plans to optimize existing applications for mobile computing devices remain in relative infancy.

More Slideshows:


Access to Enterprise Software from Mobile Devices Lagging Study finds that many are missing the productivity opportunities provided by mobile access to enterprise software.

June 2011 Spam and Phishing Report Spam at lowest level since the McColo takedown in November 2008.


Security Vulnerabilities at All-time Highs for Mobile Devices Mobile security recommendations for consumers and administrators.

 

Related Topics : IBM Looks to Redefine Industry Standard Servers, APC, Brocade, Citrix Systems, Data Center

 
More Slideshows

Sports2-190x128 In the Cloud or on the Golf Course, Hazards Can Be Devastating

A full round of tips and tricks to help you avoid the privacy, compliance and security hazards of cloud computing and guide you to the benefits of enterprise cloud. ...  More >>

PaesslerVirtualizationTips0x The Five Dos and Don'ts of Virtualization

The freedom provided by virtualization is undeniable, but even in an environment less constricted by hardware, it is still critical to keep an eye on resources. ...  More >>

DimensionDataCloudContract0x Cloud Contracts: Six Items CIOs Need to Know Before Signing

It is essential that CIOs purchasing cloud services be able to clearly educate the provider on the company's needs, history with cloud, relationships with other providers, and reasons for seeking this infrastructure. ...  More >>

Subscribe to our Newsletters

Sign up now and get the best business technology insights direct to your inbox.


 
Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date